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Hexcel to launch new products at CAMX 2017

The company is responding to the need to drive down the cost of manufacturing advanced composite industrial parts and aerospace solutions.

6th September 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Stamford, CT

Sports/​Outdoor, Transport/​Aerospace

Hexcel's booth at Advanced Engineering Show in Birmingham, last year. © Inside CompositesHexcel is exhibiting its latest advanced products and technologies at CAMX 2017 Composites and Advanced Materials Expo in Orlando, FL, USA, next week. The company is responding to the ongoing need to drive down the cost of manufacturing advanced composite industrial parts and aerospace solutions with two new products that will be launched at CAMX 2017 - HexPly M77HF epoxy prepreg and HexTow IM5 carbon fibre.

HexPly M77HF epoxy prepreg, for industrial applications, is a high flow resin system that was developed for a quick three-minute cure cycle using low pressure processing techniques such as cello-wrapping, simple presses, bladder moulding and even vacuum-only pressure. Compared to standard epoxy prepregs, cure cycles can be reduced by up to 90%.

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